2019-07-17: News Headlines

Staff (2019-07-17). Sudan Transition to Civilian Rule Endangered as Foreign Interests Prevail. therealnews.com With the foiling of a coup attempt, the Sudanese military is consolidating its rule, despite a nearly signed transition agreement. Part of the problem is that Gulf states want to see the military in charge, especially since Sudanese soldiers are fighting in Yemen, says Prof. Khalid Ahmad…

Ahmed Abdulkareem (2019-07-16). Seeking New Routes for Oil Delivery Saudi Arabia Tightens Its Grip on Eastern Yemen. mintpressnews.com Saudi Arabia is consolidating its military hold on eastern Yemen's al-Mahrah province, hoping to use the area for an oil pipeline that would bypass the Strait of Hormuz.

United Nations (2019-07-16). Tuesday's Daily Brief: inclusion in development, Asia monsoons, Ebola risk for youth, obesity and Yemen latest. un.org In today's Daily Brief: Inclusion resonates widely at development meeting, UN offers help after monsoons devastate Asia, DR Congo Ebola effecting children, obesity plagues island communities, Yemen's warring parties agree to ceasefire for key port…

United Nations (2019-07-16). UN agency helps stranded Ethiopians return home, ending 'harrowing migration ordeal'. un.org With the support of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), some 280 Ethiopians returned home on 10-11 July, after being facing traumatic experiences in Yemen.

Katy Fox-Hodess (2019-07-16). How Dockworkers Are Fighting the Arms Trade. thenation.com How Dockworkers Are Fighting the Arms Trade…

Ahmed Abdulkareem (2019-07-09). UAE's Yemen Troop Withdrawal Follows New Houthi Weapons and Threats of Attack on Dubai. mintpressnews.com The Houthi strategy of striking the Saudi-led Coalition on its own territory appears to be working, as Saudi Arabia's main partner in its war on Yemen, the UAE, recently announced it would begin a drawdown of troops from the country.

Paul Kawika Martin (2019-06-20). Senate Votes to Block Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia and the UAE. peaceaction.org Washington, D.C. — June 20, 2019 — In response to the Senate voting to block arms sales involving Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, Paul Kawika Martin, Senior Director for Policy and Political Affairs at Peace Action, released the following statement: "When Trump vetoed legislation earlier this year to end U.S. involvement …

2019-07-17: Social Media Postees

Sudan Transition to Civilian Rule Endangered as Foreign Interests Prevail
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-07-17
With the foiling of a coup attempt, the Sudanese military is consolidating its rule, despite a nearly signed transition agreement. Part of the problem is that Gulf states want to see the military in charge, especially since Sudanese soldiers are fighting in Yemen, says Prof. Khalid Ahmad…
therealnews.com/stories/sudan-transition-to-civilian-rule-endangered-as-foreign-interests-prevail

How Dockworkers Are Fighting the Arms Trade
Katy Fox-Hodess | thenation.com | 2019-07-16
How Dockworkers Are Fighting the Arms Trade…
thenation.com/article/dockworkers-saudi-yemen-strike/

UN agency helps stranded Ethiopians return home, ending 'harrowing migration ordeal'
United Nations | un.org | 2019-07-16
With the support of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), some 280 Ethiopians returned home on 10-11 July, after being facing traumatic experiences in Yemen.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/07/1042591

Seeking New Routes for Oil Delivery Saudi Arabia Tightens Its Grip on Eastern Yemen
Ahmed Abdulkareem | mintpressnews.com | 2019-07-16
Saudi Arabia is consolidating its military hold on eastern Yemen's al-Mahrah province, hoping to use the area for an oil pipeline that would bypass the Strait of Hormuz.
mintpressnews.com/new-routes-oil-pipeline-saudi-arabia-tightens-grip-al-mahrah-yemen/260572/

Tuesday's Daily Brief: inclusion in development, Asia monsoons, Ebola risk for youth, obesity and Yemen latest
United Nations | un.org | 2019-07-16
In today's Daily Brief: Inclusion resonates widely at development meeting, UN offers help after monsoons devastate Asia, DR Congo Ebola effecting children, obesity plagues island communities, Yemen's warring parties agree to ceasefire for key port…
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/07/1042601

UAE's Yemen Troop Withdrawal Follows New Houthi Weapons and Threats of Attack on Dubai
Ahmed Abdulkareem | mintpressnews.com | 2019-07-09
The Houthi strategy of striking the Saudi-led Coalition on its own territory appears to be working, as Saudi Arabia's main partner in its war on Yemen, the UAE, recently announced it would begin a drawdown of troops from the country.
mintpressnews.com/uae-yemen-troop-withdrawal-houthi-new-drones-missiles/260253/

Senate Votes to Block Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia and the UAE
Paul Kawika Martin | peaceaction.org | 2019-06-20
Washington, D.C. — June 20, 2019 — In response to the Senate voting to block arms sales involving Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, Paul Kawika Martin, Senior Director for Policy and Political Affairs at Peace Action, released the following statement: "When Trump vetoed legislation earlier this year to end U.S. involvement …
peaceaction.org/2019/06/20/senate-votes-to-block-arms-sales-to-saudi-arabia-and-the-uae/